Which Urban Decay eye primer is best?

Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Potion
5: Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Potion, $24. Why it’s great: Readers say, “this is the best primer they’ve ever used.” The easy application, smooth feel and strong shadow hold have captured users’ hearts. “It makes colors really stand out and blends like a dream,” gushes one reader.

Do I really need eye primer?

“Not everyone needs an eyeshadow primer,” Giaimo says. Giaimo also pointed out that primer is also only necessary depending on the type of eye shadow you’re planning on wearing. “Eye shadow primer is great for any eyeshadow look,” she comments, “but it especially improves the look and longevity of powder eyeshadows.”

Who makes the best eyeshadow base?

12 Smudge-Proof Eyeshadow Primers for Your Boldest Looks Yet

  • Best Overall: Hourglass Veil Eye Primer.
  • Best Budget: Covergirl Lid Lock Up Eyeshadow Primer.
  • Best Drugstore: e.l.f. Cosmetics Shadow Lock Eyelid Primer.
  • Editor’s Pick: Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Potion.
  • Best Splurge: NARS Cosmetics Smudge Proof Eyeshadow Base.

What is the difference between face primer and eye primer?

The main difference between face primers and eye primers is the formula. Eye primers, on the other hand, are specifically formulated for use around the eye, feel slightly tackier than a face primer, and contain a slight grip to help make your eye product of choice last.

What color eye primer should I use?

Choose the right shade of primer. You’ll get the truest color if you stick to a transparent primer or one with very little color. If you’re doing a smokey eye or a dark eyeshadow, look for a darker primer to add depth to your look. If you are using multiple colors and really want them to pop, try a white primer.

What can you use instead of eye primer?

Eyeshadow Primer Alternatives You Already Have at Home

  • Aloe Vera Gel. You might be saying “huh?” but trust us, this is a miracle worker in itself.
  • Concealer. Grab that little bottle from your makeup bag and spring into action!
  • Highlighter.
  • White Eyeliner Pencil.
  • Foundation and Powder.
  • Lip Gloss.

What can I use instead of eyeshadow primer?

Concealer works just as well as any store-bought eyeshadow primer. You want a light, liquid concealer that smooths on lids easily, but isn’t too moist.

What can I use instead of eye primer?

Is it OK to wear eye makeup without foundation?

To put it clearly, yes, you absolutely can wear eyeshadow without foundation! To close out, here are some simple ways I like to do eyeshadow that take especially well to no foundation: Curled lashes and lots of mascara with just a basic nude color on the eyes.